Vegan Kluwe

Kluwe/Kluweh/Kluwih is a Javanese dish made from young chestnut. It is made in a Santen! This means it uses Kunir/ Turmeric/ Hardi (so many names for 1 spice! Haha) and coconut milk to create a delicious sauce. The fruits must still be so young that the crusts around the seeds […]

Our first cooking video on YouTube

We are proud to announce our first cooking video on YouTube. 𝗩𝗶𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹𝘀 𝗧𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗲𝘀 | 𝗘𝗽𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗱𝗲 #𝟬𝟭 | 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗱 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝗙𝗶𝘀𝗵 – 𝗥𝗲𝗱 𝗦𝗻𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗲𝗿 We are testing the recipes as written in magazines! For the first episode, we choose a recipe from the first edition of Victuals Magazine. For the […]

Coffee Kalhua

Ingredients: 1 cup strong coffee 25ml chocolate syrup 1 shot baileys whipped cream cinnamon powder   Preparation: Pour the chocolate syrup in a glass of coffee, throw over the back of the baileys. Pour the bai­leys coffee quietly. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle on some cinnamon powder. Serve with […]

Bajan Easter

Barbadians, more commonly known as “Bajans” do tend to enjoy their food more than most. Indeed, the late Bajan foodie, Carmeta Fraser, was very fond of saying “Food comes First”. So amidst the kite flying, early morning church going of Easter and other traditional Easter past-times, food is heartily enjoyed […]

The origin of… Pom

Pom is a popular Surinamese-Jewish dish. What roti is to the Hindustani, pom is to the Creole. Pom is made from the root (tubers) of the Tayer plant, which grows in the interior of Suriname. Locals call it the pongtaya or pomtayer, named after the prepared dish, Pom. You can […]

Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients: Homemade cocktail sauce: Mayonnaise, Ketchup, salt and pepper 5XL Shrimps, cooked, chilled, peeled, tail-on 2 slices lemons Salad (cut into thin ribbons) Preparation In a small bowl combine Ketchup, mayonnaise, salt and black pepper together. Can be prepared in advance, refrigerate to develop flavors until ready to use. Mix […]

Home Cooking: Shrimp Pasta

I was in the mood again to cook! As you might’ve noticed I don’t cook very often. But I do like to do a little somethin’ somethin’ once in awhile. A simple dish, made so often by anyone. Shrimp and broccoli spaghetti! Yum yum!!! The shrimp I marinated with salt […]

Home Cooking: Witlof and broccoli – a Dutch oven dish

I was in the mood again to cook me something odd and foreign to my country. I don’t know if you’ve know it yet, but Suriname was a colony from the Netherlands. Therefore some of the dishes we know come from that country, but still not a lot of our […]

Cocktail: Mango Malibu

Every once in two weeks the Homemade Bartender, Miguel Tan-A-Kiam, will give us his creation of the week. Just so you could try it at home too! Mango Malibu Ingredients: – Fresh Mango, cut into pieces – 50 cl Malibu Rum – 20 cl simple syrup or 1 tablespoon of […]

Special order: Japanese Cheesecake

So… I had a craving for cheesecake for at least a week!  Especially as my Bajan Foodie friend has posted a lovely review about Cooke’s Finest Mystery Cheesecake, about a week ago. I didn’t want the normal cheesecake everyone knows here in Suriname. So I asked a friend to make […]

Home Cooking: Oven-baked Zucchini and Tomatoes

Sometimes you’re at home and you just do not know what to cook. I started gathering ingredients I had in my fridge and pantry: zucchini, tomatoes, cayenne pepper, basil leaves, nutmeg, cinnamon, sea salt, oil, margarine and black pepper. I washed the zucchini and the tomatoes, sliced them. Marinated them […]

Home Cooking: Spiced Pork with Stirfried Broccoli and Apple

Sometimes you’re at home and you just want to try something new……something a little ‘different’. So…..I thought: why not try something ‘uniquely different’ I started my mise en place by gathering ingredients: pork, broccoli, apple, and onions. I also wanted to incorporate Chef Dre’s Spice Blend for the meat. In Suriname […]

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